IMPORTANT: Please note the road to Lao Cai is damaged. Allow 1.5hours extra for your journey to Sapa.

Download PDF file HERE.



Run only

Included in the price:

  • Competitor t-shirt (Registrations after August 10 cannot be guaranteed the correct T shirt size). NOTE – late registrations after 3 September do NOT include race T shirts.
  • Finisher medal
  • Charity of 20USD to a local NGO (for 21km – 100km distances)
  • Shuttle to start and back from finish
  • Water and fruit at checkpoint
  • Start fee for Government
  • Hoang Lien National Park Entrance fee
  • Finisher meal after the Saturday run at Topas Ecolodge
  • Participation in the Winner Ceremony on Sunday
  • Massage in the finish area (subject to availability)
Contest Price
Plus 10km – No T-shirt
Plus 15km – No T-shirt
10km 35 N/A N/A
15km 50 N/A N/A
21km 129 25 40
42km 139 25 40
70km 169 25 40
100km 189 25 40


Race bib collection (Updated 10 September)

Pick up your race bib and the important information letter at:

  • 18-19 Sep.: 8:30AM – 5:30PM, The Garden Hanoi Restaurant & Bar (Address: 09 Dang Thai Mai Str., Tay Ho Dist., Hanoi)
  • 21 Sep.: EXPO DAY, 8AM – 7PM, Sapa Square
  • 22 Sep.: 8AM – 6PM, 10km & 15km Bib hand-out and registration, Sapa Square

Race Day: Saturday, 22 September 2018

Time of departure to start – Meeting point:

    • 100km: 8:30 PM (Note: this is on FRIDAY Sept 21) – In front of Sapa Church (Central square)
    • 70km: 2:30 AM – In front of Sapa Church (Central square)
    • 42km: 6:30 AM – In front of Sapa Church (Central square)
    • 21km: 8:30 AM – In front of Sapa Church (Central square)
      *For 21km & 42km runners: please drop off your bags here before getting on the bus. You will pick them up at the finish line later.
      *For 21km runners only: Wave 1 runners go in the Wave 1 buses, Wave 2 runners go in Wave 2 buses, finally wave 3 buses depart – your wave is printed on your bib number.

Note: The buses start on time and do not wait for late runners.

All runners will finish at Topas Ecolodge and here you can have a nice shower and enjoy the included soup for lunch. You are welcome to hang out and support later runners. Have a massage, a drink and relax after a stunning day.

Transport back to Sapa

There will be free hourly shuttle buses back to Sapa throughout the day.

Personal items

We recommend that you bring a small bag with a towel, clean clothes and money. You can hand it in before start and pick it up at the finish line at Topas Ecolodge.

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Compete in one of the hardest 10km and 15km races and see the beauty of Muong Hoa Valley.

Price is only 35USD for 10km and 50USD for 15km. It is 25USD for 10km and $40 for 15km for those who also run long distance. The races start and finish in the middle of Sapa.

8:15 AM: Opening Ceremony

8:30 AM: Start 15km

9:00 AM: Start 10km

12:00 PM: Join our Winners & Farewell Ceremony for all participating in this years Vietnam Mountain Marathon.

If you wish to get more out of your stay in Vietnam we have some special VMM tours.